Gulf Sturgeon Necropsy 3-18-2002
Age: 40 years old
Weight: 127 lbs.
Length: 6 feet
Historical fact: Scientists say this is the
largest sturgeon found in Tampa Bay since 1897.
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FWC Facts:Pyrodinium bahamense, an HAB organism that blooms each summer in Tampa Bay and Indian River Lagoon, chemically lights up to glow in the dark. This is called bioluminescence.
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